Campus

  • Campus briefs

    Webinar Wednesdays: Tips for success// Fall Reading Week// Apply for February graduation// In-person service resumes for some departments in Student Services// Use the myVisit App// Need a spot to store your stuff? Rent a locker!// Dropping courses

  • PROFile: Solving problems

    For Terry Visentin – professor for the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) Department of Mathematics and Statistics – problem solving is one of the most engaging aspects of mathematics.

  • Accessibility services is ready to help

    Accessibility Services and accommodations play a major role in many students’ educations. Things like extended time to write tests, having a volunteer notetaker, a private testing room and more work to support a student to reach their full academic potential, regardless of the challenges they may face.

  • City briefs

    New labs go live// Watching the vote on Bill 207// Public cannabis consumption cancelled// Speakers on supporting the unsheltered// Riley Lecture on the Sixties Scoop// Congratulations, graduates!

  • Punk’s not dead

    Do you like punk rock? How about feminism? Local Winnipeg history? If you do, then holy moly, get ready for a treat.

  • (Re)writing Punk

    In a building on the corner of Stradbrook Avenue and Main Street, now hiding shyly behind a denture clinic, adjacent to the rapid-transit route, lived the vibrant, (in)famous House of Beep. Named after a beloved sugary fruit drink, the House of Beep was a counterculture chapel where Winnipeg’s early punks congregated.

  • Campus briefs

    Webinar Wednesdays: Tips for success!// Fall Reading Week// In-person service resumes for some departments in Student Services// Use the myVisit app//Need a spot to store your stuff? Rent a locker!//

  • When in Florence

    For Anne-Laurence Caudano, a professor in the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) history department, her love of the past began in childhood. “I always wanted to do something historical,” Caudano says.

  • Re-Indigenizing Treaty 1 and beyond

    A new initiative is being brought to life by University of Winnipeg (U of W) art history professor Dr. Julie Nagam. Nagam is working alongside an international team of BIPOC artists and researchers, who are passionate about re-Indigenizing urban centres and universities through public art and technology.

  • Institutionalized racism and academic misconduct

    In many cases, academic misconduct is something professors discuss on the first day of classes – but individual instances of academic dishonesty aren’t often spoken about by the greater campus community.

  • City briefts

    Post-election processing panel// Mennonite centennial conference// Gandhi and the partition of India// Research office relocates// Byelections begin// Restarting the Helen Betty Osborne scholarships

  • Nice fall things

  • Therapy from home actually worked for me

    Everyone should have the chance to go to therapy.

    Not because we’re all dealing with serious mental illnesses, but because it’s beneficial to talk out tough and negative feelings.

  • Campus briefs

    Study skills workshops: Advice & tips for academic success// Truth and Reconciliation Day// Apply now for fall/winter Awards// In-Person service resumes for some departments in Student Services// Use the myVisit app// Fall reading week

  • ‘Throw the box out the window’

    For Kristi Kenyon, one of the best things about being an associate professor at the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) Global College is the energy of the classroom.

    “The world kind of changes in the classroom,” she says. “We’re learning from each other. We’re having conversations. It’s a safe space to think through new ideas.”

  • ‘It’s not your fault…you’re not alone’

    On Sept. 17, approximately 10,000 Western University students, faculty and staff walked out of classes to protest the rape culture and sexism impacting their campus and campuses everywhere – as well as to stand in solidarity with survivors of sexual violence.

  • Planning more equitable cities

    The University of Winnipeg, which is home to the Institute of Urban Studies (IUS), has recently welcomed a new director: Dr. Gina Slyvestre, an environmental gerontologist. Sylverstre is an accomplished academic and earned her bachelor of arts, master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Manitoba.

  • City briefs

    Four things to fear downtown// DJing and drag at interdependent driving decennial// Equity in access to (canine) contraception// Get vaxxed on campus// Cyber Sanctuaries at 1C03// Byelections, senators and students-at-large

  • Campus briefs

    Undergraduate add/drop period // Study Skills Workshops // Wanted: Volunteer Notetakers // On a Waitlist? // Health Plan & U-Pass Updates // Pay Tuition the Easy Way // Apply now for Fall/Winter Awards // Use the MyVisit app

  • Drawn to the past and all its weirdness

    From a young age, Dr. Carla Manfredi – assistant professor for the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) English department – found herself pulled to the past.

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